Month: November 2020

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When to Choose Acne Spot Treatment

Acne is the most common skin condition.  It is an inflammatory condition of the hair follicle characterized by the formation of comedones, pustules, papules, and nodules that most commonly affect the face. Acne can also occasionally affect the neck, chest, back and arms.  Dermatologists generally recommend that we focus on treatment of the whole affected …

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Gentle Skin Care: It’s a Vote Against Dry Skin – Musings of an NYC Dermatologist

As we enter into the colder months it’s time to start thinking about preventing winter skin.  In a word, winter skin is dry.  Dry skin is itchy.  It is not cosmetically pleasing.  Further, dry skin results in inflammation which causes flares of skin conditions such as eczema, psoriasis and even acne. As skin is the …

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